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Marvelous Fajita Marinade

Use a zester or hand grater to get the orange and lemon peel that you need for this fajita marinade. You can use fajita marinade on beef, pork, or chicken to make a tasty Mexican meal. [more…]

Roasted Achiote Chicken

Achiote paste, a blend of spices and vinegar, gives this roasted chicken its distinctive orange hue and spicy aroma. Roasted achiote chicken is a recipe straight from the Yucatán — as Mexican as you can [more…]

Cumin and Chile Marinated Skirt Steak

There’s nothing like a properly grilled, well-marbled piece of skirt steak. This recipe’s marinated skirt steak is filled with the flavor of cumin and serrano chile, making it an entree that doesn’t need [more…]

Carnitas Norteñas

This carnitas norteñas recipe includes pork chunks slowly simmered in fat. Carnitas norteñas are delicious in tacos or burritos, or accompanied with beans and rice. [more…]

Garlicky Squid Sauté

If you’re a fried calamari fan, you’ll probably love this squid sauté. The mild meaty flavor of the squid really comes through in this sauté recipe because it doesn’t include any breading. [more…]

Vegetable and Nondairy Cheese Quesadilla

These Mexican-style grilled “sandwiches” are a great dairy-free dinner alternative (or cut into wedges and served as a snack) to a classic nondairy grilled cheese. [more…]

Dairy-Free Baked Seven-Layer Burritos

Burritos are a whole meal wrapped into one-flour tortilla. This dairy free burrito recipe combines the great flavors and contrasting colors of beans, sweet potatoes, fresh veggies, salsa, rice, and nondairy [more…]

Soft Tacos with Chicken

Tacos are a fast-food favorite, but sodium levels can be very high. Instead, make your own soft tacos with chicken. While this recipe is made of good-for-you-ingredients, it’s also slightly higher in sodium [more…]

Fish Veracruz in Spicy Tomato Sauce

This tasty dish from Mexico features firm, white fish in a tomato sauce that is spiked with garlic, chiles, cumin, cinnamon, and black olives. Serve it with rice or flour tortillas for a delicious meal [more…]

Mexican Beef Recipe: Cumin and Chile Marinated Skirt Steak

This marinated skirt steak is so flavorful that all it needs is some rice and beans on the side and some warm tortillas for serving. [more…]

Mexican Pork Recipe: Baby Back Ribs Adobado

Ribs need special attention to cook up tender, juicy, and falling off the bone. First give yours a strong spice rub for flavor, followed by a steamy bake for tenderness, and then a quick turn on the grill [more…]

Mexican Pork Recipe: Pork Chile Verde

Tart, green tomatillos are perfect for cutting the richness of pork — a favorite stewing meat and a popular meat in Mexico. What makes this dish typically Mexican is its focus on chiles rather than beans [more…]

Mexican Poultry Recipe: Chipotle Black Bean Turkey Chili

This updated, reduced-fat chili features three favorite ingredients: smoky chipotle chiles, creamy beans, and rich, meaty turkey. A chili this satisfying doesn’t need a lot of garnishes — a dab of sour [more…]

Mexican Poultry Recipe: Chipotle Glazed Chicken

When roasting chicken, all anyone seems to know is the Italian method — a combination of lemon, olive oil, and herbs. It’s delicious, but why not break out and try roasting a Mexican-style chicken for [more…]

Mexican Seafood Recipe: Grilled Swordfish with Fresh Tomato and Herb Salsa

The best fish preparations are often the simplest, and things don’t get much simpler than this recipe. A fresh tomato and herb salsa supplies just enough bright acidity, color, and texture to highlight [more…]

Mexican Seafood Recipe: Pan-Seared Bass with Chile Lime Broth

Popular sea bass is a great choice for home entertaining. You can’t easily overcook it, and it holds its own with assertive flavors like olives, garlic, chiles, and lime. For a complete meal, serve with [more…]

Mexican Seafood Recipe: Shrimp in a Garlic Bath

In this traditional dish, called al mojo de ajo in Mexico, a quick, rustic sauce of garlic and dried chile slivers is cooked in the same pan as juicy rock shrimp. [more…]

Mexican Poultry Recipe: Citrus Chicken with Orange Cilantro Salsa

This recipe involves a special method for cooking chicken breast, one of the least flavorful cuts of meat. First you boost flavor with a strong marinade, and then you moisten the grilled meat some more [more…]

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